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The main telephone number for Centre College is 859.238.5200. Calls to this number will be routed to the appropriate extension. In an after-hours emergency, call 859.236.4357.

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Kiyona Brewster

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Assistant Professor of Sociology Centre CollegeDivision II Work Crounse - 434
Biography

Kiyona Brewster joined the Centre College faculty as assistant professor of sociology in 2017.

Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of race and ethnicity, gender, qualitative methods, family studies, and religion. Brewster’s ongoing research agenda involves understanding how gender and familial roles are defined and produced within predominantly African American Protestant and Evangelical communities of faith. She previously held teaching appointments at Northwestern University, DePaul University, and Triton College in Illinois. She is originally from Pennsylvania and when she is not reading social theory, she enjoys cooking and spending time outdoors.

Brewster received a B.S. degree from Bennett College for Women, an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology and a certificate in gender & sexuality studies from Northwestern University in September of 2016, as well as a teaching certificate from the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching. She also has an M.A. in psychology from the University of Connecticut.

Email: kiyona.brewster@centre.edu

File last updated: 8/21/17

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Petra Hendrickson

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Assistant Professor of International Studies Centre CollegeDivision II Work Crounse - 440
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Petra Hendrickson joined the Centre College faculty as assistant professor of international studies in 2017.

Hendrickson earned a B.A. in political science from Indiana State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Michigan State University.

Email: petra.hendrickson@centre.edu

File last updated: 6/21/17

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Jamie Shenton

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Assistant Professor of Anthropology Centre CollegeDivision II Work Crounse - 436
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Jamie Shenton joined the faculty at Centre College as assistant professor of anthropology in 2017.

She is a cultural anthropologist specializing in medical anthropology, gender and sexuality, ethnographic methods, and comparative perspectives on U.S. and world cultures, especially Latin America. Her geographic areas of expertise are lowland South America and highland Central America, and she has spent significant amounts of time conducting fieldwork among indigenous Kichwa peoples (Amazonian Ecuador) and indigenous Maya peoples (Guatemala). Her most recent research explored issues of gender, intergenerational transformation, body image, and social change among indigenous Kichwa women in the Napo Province region of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Other ongoing research projects include productive intersections of contemporary feminist theory and Amazonian ethnographic theoretical paradigms as well as sexual violence on college campuses and questions of awareness and prevention.

Shenton’s teaching areas of interest include cultural anthropology; gender and sexuality; human rights; globalization; disease, healing, and health inequalities; modernity, social change, and indigenous resilience; media studies and popular culture; and body image and eating disorders.

Shenton earned a B.A. in anthropology and sociology and Spanish from Centre College, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in anthropology from Vanderbilt University where she taught for nearly three years in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.

Email: jamie.shenton@centre.edu
File last updated: 8/23/17

Shana Sippy

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Visiting Instructor of Religion Centre CollegeDivision II Work Crounse - 439 Work Phone: 859.238.6510
Biography

Shana Sippy joined the Centre College faculty in 2017 as visiting instructor of religion.

Sippy earned a masters of theological studies from Harvard Divinity School, and is a Ph.D. candidate in religious studies from Columbia University.

Email: shana.sippy@centre.edu

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